• One of President Barack Obama's motorcade vehicles is seen parked in front of the US Capitol Building in Washington, Tuesday, March 12, 2013.

    Sticking with Paul Ryan's scheme to move Medicare over to a voucher system and repeal the president's signature healthcare law.

    LAST UPDATE : Mar 12, 2013, 10:50 PM EDT
  • Comes after the nation's second-highest court invalidated the president's appointments to the National Labor Relations Board during a congressional recess.

    LAST UPDATE : Mar 12, 2013, 8:05 PM EDT
  • Former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, center, is joined by her husband Mark Kelly, left, and Emily Nottingham, mother of shooting victim Gabe Zimmerman, listening to a speaker as they returned to the site of a shooting that left her critically wounded to urge key senators to support expanded background checks for gun purchases, Wednesday, March 6, 2013, in Tucson, Ariz.

    Congress' first votes since the Newtown massacre see the Judiciary Committee advance tougher penalties on illegal arms sales.

    LAST UPDATE : Mar 07, 2013, 5:26 PM EST